Definition of Survey. Meaning of Survey. Synonyms of Survey

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Definition of Survey

Survey
Survey Sur*vey", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Surveyed; p. pr. & vb. n. Surveying.] [OF. surveoir, surveer; sur, sor, over, E. sur + veoir, veeir, to see, F. voir, L. videre. See Sur-, and Vision, and cf. Supervise.] 1. To inspect, or take a view of; to view with attention, as from a high place; to overlook; as, to stand on a hill, and survey the surrounding country. Round he surveys and well might, where he stood, So high above. --Milton. 2. To view with a scrutinizing eye; to examine. With such altered looks, . . . All pale and speechless, he surveyed me round. --Dryden. 3. To examine with reference to condition, situation, value, etc.; to examine and ascertain the state of; as, to survey a building in order to determine its value and exposure to loss by fire. 4. To determine the form, extent, position, etc., of, as a tract of land, a coast, harbor, or the like, by means of linear and angular measurments, and the application of the principles of geometry and trigonometry; as, to survey land or a coast. 5. To examine and ascertain, as the boundaries and royalties of a manor, the tenure of the tenants, and the rent and value of the same. [Eng.] --Jacob (Law Dict.).

Meaning of Survey from wikipedia

- Survey may refer to: Survey (human research), including opinion polls Survey methodology, a method for collecting quantitative information about items...
- Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, art and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional positions of points and...
- Instruments used in surveying include: Cosmolabe Dioptra Theodolite Half theodolite Plain theodolite Simple theodolite Great theodolite Non-transit theodolite...
- de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a m****cript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King...
- SurveyMonkey is an online survey development cloud-based software as a service company. It was founded in 1999 by Ryan Finley and Chris Finley. The company...
- The Archaeological Survey of India is an Indian government agency attached to the Ministry of Culture that is responsible for archaeological research and...
- The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government. The scientists of...
- capital, Vienna, has been ranked the most liveable among the 140 cities surve**** by The Economist Intelligence Unit for the second year in a row.Melbourne...
- continues. In the United States both the international acre and the US survey acre are in use, but they differ by only two parts per million: see below...
- The Survey of India is India's central engineering agency in charge of mapping and surveying. Set up in 1767 to help consolidate the territories of the...
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